Tag: Kable

Knight’s Watch: Ad Hominem Parole Legislation Hits the High Court

BY SARAH MURRAY

Section 74AA of the Corrections Act 1986 (Vic) is an extraordinary provision. Ad hominem in nature, it is directed at Julian Knight. Knight, perpetrator of the Hoddle Street massacre, was sentenced in 1988 by the Victorian … Read the rest

The ‘paperless arrest’: Chapter III and police detention powers in the Northern Territory

Anna Rienstra

BY ANNA RIENSTRA

In 2014 police in the Northern Territory (‘NT’) were given new powers to detain people arrested for a minor offence for up to four hours, or longer if intoxicated, under Div 4AA of Pt VII of the … Read the rest

New South Wales’ attempts to shore up ICAC findings in doubt

samcdBY STEPHEN MCDONALD

In Independent Commission Against Corruption v Cunneen, the High Court held that the range of matters subject to investigation by the New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption was narrower than had previously been assumed to … Read the rest

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